Q: I have prescription insurance, but I still pay so much for my medications. Why is this and why does the price seem to change everytime I get a refill?
Comprehensive Approach Makes Perfect Dentistry has come a long way over the past few decades. New inroads include a strong focus on functional dentistry, which ensures your smile looks as good as your bite. Cosmetic, functional, and restorative dentist Bernie B. Villadiego, DDS, uses the latest techniques and a comprehensive approach to help patients keep […]
Physician and Healthcare Provider Directory WEST HILLS HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTERMark Miller | Chief Executive Officer7300 Medical Center Dr., West Hills818.676.4000 | westhillshospital.com Mark Miller is the president and CEO of West Hills Hospital, where he oversees a staff of more than 900 people that bring outstanding service to every bedside. His main focus is […]
Prematurity is a major pediatric issue in the United States and the world. In the U.S., 9.8% of babies are born before 37 weeks of gestation. These babies can have long-term health problems, such as chronic lung disease, and intellectual disabilities. In the U.S., the rates of chronic lung disease for infants (infants born prematurely […]
We all want to look good in our holiday clothes while wining and dining our way through the holiday season. However, that is hard to do while still fitting into our fitted holiday outfits. Some clothes are not very forgiving when we start eating rich desserts or so many foods different from our regular routine […]
Q: My friend refuses influenza vaccination because he insists he “got the flu” after receiving the flu shot in the past. What can I tell him?
A: There are several reasons why this misconception persists:
at Vitality Institute of Agoura Hills Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Stefanie Feldman combines her love of art and medicine at the Vitality Institute of Agoura in Agoura Hills. Prior to her work at Vitality, Dr. Feldman worked as a plastic surgeon, specializing in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. She was also part of a practice […]
Do you have that friend who is always negative and thinks the glass is half empty? Negativity can come in many forms, including cynicism, criticism, whining, attacking, pessimism, discontent, perfectionism, and hyperintensity. All of these behaviors can push people away. If you or someone close to you is always negative, there are ways to help […]
Helping patients with chronic sinus and nasal issues This year many of us are still home more than we used to be, and we are still trying to get outside for fresh air and to exercise. Yet that can wreak havoc on our allergies and sinuses. Dr. Alen N. Cohen, MD, FACS, FARS, Director and […]
Q: Can getting a flu shot help protect me against COVID-19? A: Something that medical professionals continually emphasized since the onset of the current pandemic is that COVID-19 and the flu are not the same illness. Although they may shsare a few similar symptoms—such as coughing, fever, and fatigue–they are caused by different viruses.
Greta Goldshtein and Courtyard Pharmacy have been part of the Calabasas community since 2019 and have been gaining a following for their commitment to patient care and service that goes beyond the ordinary. The community witnessed this directly when the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was extended to young teens. Teens and their parents flocked in droves to […]
What is prostate cancer?Prostate cancer develops in the prostate, a small walnut- shaped gland that’s part of a man’s reproductive system. The prostate gland makes fluid that mixes with semen during ejaculation to help protect sperm and keeps it healthy for conception and pregnancy. How common is prostate cancer?About one in eight men will receive […]